The Society ofThe Friendly Sons of St. Patrickin The City of New York

Founded in 1784 by Irishmen who came together to provide assistance and support to their fellow countrymen in the adjustment to life in the new world, The Society of the Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick in the City of New York is the oldest charitable institution in the city. We carry on the traditions of our founders by focusing our charitable efforts in three areas within the City of New York: education, Irish Arts & Culture, and, in keeping with our origins, legal immigration services. The Society holds several events throughout the year for the purposes of charitable fundraising and social engagement amongst our membership.

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What's New

  • October 31, 2021 - Proposed Amendments to Bylaws

  • Society of the Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick in the City of New York Votes to Admit Women as Members

    The Society of the Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick in the City of New York, the oldest charitable institution in New York City, is pleased to announce that the membership of the Society has voted to amend its by-laws in order to permit women to apply for membership.

Event Details

Annual Meeting of the Society

2021-11-30

The next Stated Meeting of the Society of the Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick in the City of New York will be held on Tuesday November 30, 2021. Guests are welcome at this meeting. The reception will begin at 6 o’clock in the evening at the New York Athletic Club, located at 180 Central Park South. We have modified the format of the meeting to include an open bar throughout the event, with passed hot and cold hor d’oeuvres, along with several carving stations and tables for members and their guests who wish to sit. At approximately 7:40pm, we will call the business meeting to order. This approach was well received at the September meeting. Business attire is required.
In addition to receiving various committee reports, we will vote on amendments to the Bylaws of the Society which were proposed at the previous stated meeting and elect the Officers of the Society. Prior to the meeting each member will receive a copy of the report of the Nominating Committee and the amendments to the bylaws.

  • 2021-11-30Annual Meeting of the Society
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